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Theo McDonald, Journalism Graduate

Journalism graduate reaches Irish Times debating competition final

Congratulations to journalism graduate Theo McDonald for reaching the final of the Irish Times debating competition, which took place on Friday.

Theo graduated from the HND in Journalism and Content Creation at BCFE in 2021 and is now completing the BA in Journalism in DCU.

150 contestants took part in the competition, which is an all-island debating championship, open to any full-time third-level student.

Former winners include comedian Dara Ó Briain, broadcaster Marian Finucane and Supreme Court judge Adrian Hardiman. President Michael D Higgins, former president Mary Robinson and former tánaiste Mary Harney were also finalists.

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